7 Chic Holiday Braid Ideas

You may associate braids with festivals and flower crowns, but we think they’re versatile enough to wear year-round (yes, even to your upcoming company holiday party). To update your braid for the winter season ahead, keep things sleek and polished—save the messy texture for the fields of Indio. Oh, and don’t be afraid to add a hair accessory (or two). Our favorite? A thin velvet ribbon snaked through your strands. If that doesn’t scream holiday, we don't know what does. 

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Which of these braids would you try? Tell us in the comments below, and check out 11 gorgeous makeup looks perfect for holiday party season.